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Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

 

Delicious Greek soup with lemon, rotisserie chicken, veggies, and orzo cooked in chicken broth and wonderfully seasoned. Healthy and low calorie.

Ingredients

  • 10 cups chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 1/3 cups carrots (chopped)
  • 1 1/3 cups onions (chopped finely)
  • 1 1/3 cups celery, chopped (I added 1 cup of celery leaves)
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic from a jar
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp. thyme
  • 1 or 2 bay leaves
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons lemon rind, grated (I used the grated rind of one whole lemon)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 rotisserie-cooked chicken, shredded (about 4 cups)
  • 8 ounces orzo pasta, uncooked (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf or curly parsley (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (coarsely cracked)
  • 1/4 cup Romano cheese (grated)
  • additional water or broth (as needed)

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the carrots, onions, celery, garlic, thyme, bay leaves, lemon rind, salt...
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Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

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Author:
Teresa
Cuisine:
Greek
Category:
Soups, Stews & Chowders
Recipe Yields:
8
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